Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Susan Hertog

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Narrated By: Marguerite Gavin

Duration: 17 hours and 20 minutes

What to expect

In this first full-length study of Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Susan Hertog pierces the public image of Anne and Charles to reveal their story from inside the marriage and gives us a true understanding of the author of the bestselling classic The Gift from the Sea.

Susan Hertog plumbs the depths of Anne Lindbergh’s search for her own identity and vision as she struggles to remain faithful to her marriage and to motherhood. Anne Morrow Lindbergh is the story not only of a brilliant writer who probed the heart of womanhood, but also the anatomy of a marriage, the journey of a young bride who overcame the pressures of fame, personal tragedy, and social constraint to find answers that continue to illuminate the lives of women today.

Genre

Biography: writers, Biography: historical, political and military, Biography: general, Gender studies: women and girls

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“A wonderful book, truly worthy of its subject…Hertog has captured this groundbreaking life with depth, breadth, and feeling.”

Peggy Noonan, New York Times bestselling author

“Susan Hertog’s Anne Morrow Lindbergh restores this important poet to her rightful place in the pantheon of twentieth-century writers, one of the spirits by which this century knew itself and named itself…It should bring Anne Morrow Lindbergh to a new generation of readers.”

Erica Jong

“[A] superb debut. With uncommon grace and poetic sensitivity, [Hertog] has captured both the transcendent beauty and profound sorrow of a remarkable woman’s struggle to find her place in the world…Anne Morrow Lindbergh comes vividly to life in this poignant, haunting, and lyrical work.”

Ron Chernow, New York Times bestselling author

“Marguerite Gavin captures the personalities of both the author and her subject.”